Treatment of leg ulcers.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Leg ulcers represent the most common chronic wound in our population. This devastating problem often cripples patients, many of whom are in the prime of their working years. The resulting morbidity and financial cost are extraordinary. Fortunately, with the right approach, the vast majority heal with simple ambulatory outpatient therapy. The essential requirements for treating leg ulcers include a thorough understanding of lower extremity anatomy, vascular hemodynamics, and the management of trophic and inflammatory skin changes.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Burton, CS

Published Date

  • April 1993

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 315 - 323

PubMed ID

  • 8477545

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0733-8635

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States